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Home Going for Our Beloved Winston Arne Richards

It is with profound sadness that we announce the untimely death of our son, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and relative, Winston Arne Richards. This sad and unexpected event occurred on April 29th 2014 @ 12:56pm at the Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord, North Carolina.

Jware, as he was affectionately called by his Uncle Tony “Pop-Eye” Wilson, and his Aunty Gwendolyn Wilson, was born in Yekepa, Liberia (West Africa) on September 5th 1967. He is survived by his Mother, Marie A. Wilson-Silla, and four siblings, Petra Silla Henry, Robert “Pappie” Silla Jr, Chad Silla and Ronnette Silla; the Wilson, Ricks and Silla Families, and a host of very close relatives and friends in Liberia and the USA.

The Viewing/Wake Keeping, Funeral and Repast Services are as follow:

Saturday- May-17-2014- Viewing/Wake Keeping Service
Barber-Scotia College
145 Cabarrus Ave W.
Concord, NC 28025

Saturday- May-17-2014 Funeral Service
Barber-Scotia College
145 Cabarrus Ave W.
Concord, NC 28025

Internment follows immediately thereafter at the:

Carolina Memorial Park Mausoleum Crematory
601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28081

Same as:

Hwy 29 North at I-85
Concord, NC 28025

Repast follows immediately thereafter Interment at Barber-Scotia College
Family, Friends and sympathizers wishing to pay tribute at the Viewing/Wake Keeping Service should contact Chad Silla, or Natalie Wilson at the numbers provided below.

Contact Information

Chad Silla - 301-346-4925/Natalie Wilson – 240-305-1070
Marie Wilson-Silla - 410-948-2322
Petra Silla Henry - 609-531-1794
Robert Silla Jr – 011-231-88680-9930
Ronnette Dearest Silla - 410-940-8411

As the Family copes with the difficult loss of our beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, and friend, Winston Arne Richards, we sincerely appreciate the over-pouring of love and countless expressions of sympathy shown towards our family.

Thank you and May God bless you all.

Chad Silla
On behalf of the Family.